India Weather Forecast Today (February 1): Heavy rain in Delhi, Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana
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India's Weather forecast for February 1

During the last 24 hours, light rains occurred at one or two places in Jammu and Kashmir, interior Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Assam. Cold wave continued in parts of Punjab, Haryana, East Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh. Dense fog and frost lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. In Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and parts of Rajasthan. A fresh Western Disturbance has reached North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir. Another western disturbance is seen over northern Afghanistan.

During the next 24 hours, there is a possibility of light rain and snowfall in the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, and Himachal Pradesh. Light rains are expected over coastal Andhra Pradesh, southern Tamil Nadu, and Kerala as well as Andaman and Nicobar Islands and parts of Lakshadweep.

Cold conditions are expected to continue over parts of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar. Thereafter, the weather will change and there will be a rise in minimum temperature. In the eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, dense fog is expected to continue for the next 24 to 48 hours, said Skymet.

According to Weather Online, isolated rain/snow is possible over Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Isolated rain is likely over Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Dense to Very Dense Fog is expected over isolated pockets of Sikkim. Dense Fog is likely over isolated pockets of East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Cold Day conditions are likely over isolated pockets of East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Cold Wave conditions will prevail over isolated pockets of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, East Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha.

India Weather Forecast Today (February 1): Heavy rain in Delhi, Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana
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5-Day Nationwide Weather Forecast

A fresh Western Disturbance (WD) brings light snow or rain over Western Himalayan Region from Sunday and Monday. Another WD is set to follow by Tuesday and bring isolated to fairly widespread snow or rain across northern India from Tuesday onward. Scattered rain or snow with isolated thunderstorms is forecast over Western Himalayan Region from Wednesday to Friday. Isolated rain is likely over Tamil Nadu from Sunday to Tuesday and over Andaman & Nicobar Islands over the next five days.

Dry weather is likely in other areas. Dense Fog lingers over plain areas of northern, north-central, and northeastern India for the next 2 to 3 days. Dense to Very Dense Fog is likely over isolated pockets of East Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, and some pockets of Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana on Sunday and Monday.

Low-temperature conditions are likely over northern, central, northwestern, and northeastern India in this period. Delhi witnessed a significant drop in nighttime temperatures on Sunday at with a minimum of 3.1°C—five units below normal. The low-temperature tendency is forecast to ease from Wednesday onward.

Maximum temperatures are -2 to -4°C lower than average over north-central and northeastern India in this period and northern India from Sunday to Wednesday. Minimum temperatures are lower below average over central and northeastern India from Sunday to Tuesday.

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India Weather Forecast Today (February 1): Heavy rain in Delhi, Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana
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India Weather Forecast Today (February 1): Heavy rain in Delhi, Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana
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February rain forecast for Delhi

After January rains, now February is also going to start with rain. In early February, signs of widespread rainfall have started showing in all areas of North India including Delhi-NCR.

A western disturbance is coming over North India, expected by evening or night. It will have an impact on the mountains of North India and there will be rain in the mountainous region. However, it will not affect the weather in the plains states including Delhi. Another Western Disturbance can come over North India on 2 February. With this, a strong trough will form from the plains of North India to the Arabian Sea. Also, a cyclonic circulation will develop over the plains.

With the combined effect of several active weather systems simultaneously, cloud cover and possibly rain activities will start in Delhi from 3 February. But the rain will soak up the people of the capital the most on February 4 and 5. During these two days, light to moderate thunderstorms, lightning thunderstorms, and hailstorms can occur in many areas of Delhi-NCR. That is, on Thursday and Friday, Delhi people may face deteriorating weather while leaving the house.

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